Robert Lehnhard

Robert LehnhardProfessor of Education
robert.lehnhard@umit.maine.edu
207.581.2480

112 Lengyel Hall
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469

Bio: Robert Lehnhard is professor of education and the current director of the School of Kinesiology, Physical Education and Athletic Training at the University of Maine College of Education and Human Development. He specializes in exercise physiology and his research involves the physiologic and metabolic response to exercise and adaptation to training.

Education
Ph.D., The Ohio State University, Ohio
B.A.S., Southern Methodist University, Texas

Courses taught at UMaine

Undergraduate

  • Exercise Physiology
  • Adult Fitness
  • Exercise Prescription/Leadership
  • Nutrition for Sports and Exercise
  • Equine Exercise Physiology

Graduate

  • Advanced Exercise Physiology
  • Assessment and Evaluation of Human Performance
  • Current Studies in Physical Education
  • Biomechanical Analysis of Human Movement

Sample publications

Articles

  • Phenylbutazone Blocks the Cytokine Response Following a High Intensity Incremental Exercise Challenge in Horses.  Lehnhard RA, Adams AA, Betancourt A, Horohov DW, Liburt NR, Streltsova JM, Franke WC, McKeever KH: Comparative Exercise Physiology 7(3), 103-108, 2011
  • Variations in Lactate During a Graded Exercise Test Due to Sampling Location and Method.  Lehnhard RA, Bartlett M, Roche BM, Hinchcliff KH, McKeever KH:  Comparative Exercise Physiology, 7(2), 81-87, 2010
  • Age Related Decreases in Thermoregulation and Cardiovascular Function. Kearns C, Lehnhard RA, McKeever, KH: Equine Veterinary Journal, 42, 220-227, 2010
  • The Lactate Paradox: A Review.  Bartlett M, Lehnhard RA: Comparative Exercise Physiology, doi:10.1017/S1755254010000176, 2010
  • The Effect of Training and Cessation of Training on Plasma Total Carbon Dioxide in Standardbred Horses.  Lehnhard, RA, Szucsik, AM, Balaskonis, V, Malinowski, K, McKeever, KH: Comparative Exercise Physiology, doi:10.1017/S1755254010000164, 2010
  • Effect of Dietary Supplements Commonly Used in Stanardbred Racing on Plasma Total Carbon Dioxide.  Balaskonis VB, Szucsik AM, Lehnhard RA, McKeever KH:  Comparative Exercise Physiology, 7(1), 43-48, 2010
  • Effect of Omeprazole and Ranitidine on Total Carbon Dioxide Concentration in Horses Subjected to a Simulated Race Test.  Ciolino D, Lehnhard RA, McKeever KH:  Comparative Exercise Physiology,  6(2), 81-87, 2009
  • Grip Strength Performances by 6-to-19 Year-olds.  Butterfireld SA, Lehnhard RA, Loovis EM, Coladarci T, Saucier SD:  Perceptual and Motor Skills, 109, 1-9, 2009
  • Maternal and Foetal heart Rates During Exercise in Horses.  Lehnhard RA, Manso Filho HC, Causey RC, Watford M, McKeever KH:  Comparative Exercise Physiology, 6(1), 43-48, 2009
  • Aerobic Performance by Children in Grades 4-8:  A Repeated Measures Study.  Butterfield SA, Lehnhard RA, Mason CA, McCormick R:  Perceptual and Motor Skills, 107, 775-790, 2008
  • Effects of Exercise on Maternal and Foetal Heart Rate in Pregnant Mares.  Causey RC, Lehnhard RA, Finucan KA, Oliver TM:  Equine and Comparative Exercise Physiology, 2(4), 225-228, 2005

Books

  • PhysioGenetics: Training for a Change. Olson R, Lehnhard RA:  Publish America, Baltimore, MD, 2009
  • The Backside of 50. Lehnhard RA:  Publish America, Baltimore, MD, 2007

Book Chapters

  • Growth Rates by Children in Grades 4-8 on Selected FITNESSGRAM Test Items.  Butterfield SA, Angell R, Lehnhard RA, Mason CA:  (Book Chapter) Physical Activity and Children:  New Research, Beaulieu, N.P. (Editor), Nova Science Publishers, 225-239, 2008

Abstracts

  • Grip Strength Performances by Children Ages 5 to 14.  Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, (79), 1, 2008
  • Growth Rates in Fitness by Children in Grades 4-8.  Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, (78), 1, 2007
  • Growth Rates in Aerobic Performance by Children in Grades 4-8.  Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, (S), March, 2006

Presentations:

  • “Aging Related Decreases in Thermoregulation, Cardiovascular Function, and Vascular Volume In Horses.” KH McKeever, TL Eaton, S Geiser, CF Kearns, RA Lehnhard.  International Conference on Equine Exercise Physiology, Cape Town, South Africa, November, 2010
  • “Effect of Gastrogard on Plasma tCO2 Concentration in Standardbred Horses.” D Ciolino, RA Lehnhard, KH McKeever.  International Conference on Equine Exercise Physiology, Cape Town, South Africa, November, 2010
  • “Myosin Heavy Chain Profiles and Body Composition Are Different in Old Versus Young Standardbred Mares.”  RA Lehnhard, KH McKeever, C Kearns, M Beekley.  The Dorothy Havermyer Geriatric Equine Workshop, College of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, Worchester, MA, October, 2010
  • “Age Related Decreases in Thermoregulation and Cardiovascular Function.”  KH McKeever, TL Eaton, S Geiser, CF Kearns, RA Lehnhard. The Dorothy Havermyer Geriatric Equine Workshop, College of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, Worchester, MA, October, 2010
  • “Aerobic Performance by Children With and Without Asthma.”  SA Butterfield, RA Lehnhard, CA Mason.  American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Research Consortium, Indianapolis, IN,  2010
  • “Aging Related Decreases in Thermoregulation, Cardiovascular function, and Vascular Volume In Horses.” KH McKeever, TL Eaton, S Geiser, CF Kearns, RA Lehnhard.  International Conference on Equine Exercise Physiology, Cape Town, South Africa, (Submitted for 2010)
  • “Effect of Gastrogard on Plasma tCO2 Concentration in Standardbred Horses.” D Ciolino, RA Lehnhard, KH McKeever.  International Conference on Equine Exercise Physiology, Cape Town, South Africa, (Accepted for 2010)
  • “Grip Strength Performances by 9-19 year-olds.” SA Butterfield, RA Lehnhard, CA Mason. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Research Consortium, Fort Worth, TX, 2008
  • “Growth Rates in Fitness by Children in Grades 4- 8.”  SA Butterfield, RA Lehnhard, CA Mason, R McCormick.  American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Research Consortium, Baltimore, MD. 2007.
  • “Growth Rates in Aerobic Performance by Children in Grades K- 8.”  SA
    Butterfield, RA Lehnhard, CA Mason, R McCormick.  American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Salt Lake City, UT, April 2006.